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The 26th Little Library was inaugurated by CUP on 22 December 2013 with the children of “Samanala Lama Samajaya” at Polpitiya, Ginigathhena in the Nuwara-Eliya District.

The main sponsor of the event was the Rotary Club - Colombo East. Also, Mr. Roshan Gunawardana extended his kind support to make the event a success.

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The children of Siddhartha Children’s Society, Thalwita, Seeradunna, Kurunegala were able to start a Little Library on their own with the support of CUP on 9th November 2013.

The concept of Little Library is to enhance the ability of reading among children and also to encourage them towards creative writing. The children will get more opportunities to learn leadership skills, team work, organizing patterns and sharing with others through the experience gained in this project.

NimashaSandaruwani

Nimasha Sandaruwani studying in grade six at School for the Blind at Ratmalana qualified to be a beneficiary of Sisu Diriya Scholarship of CUP. Mr.Prasad Galhena, the Chairman of Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority handed over the first installment to Sandaruwani at a simple ceremony held at the BMICH, Colombo 07 on 12 October 2013.

MadushikaSewwandi

Madushika Sewwandi studying in grade seven at Royal College, Horana qualified to be a beneficiary of Sisu Diriya Scholarship of CUP. Mr. M.R.M.Sadakathulla, Bussinessman, sponsors Madushika. The President, CUP, Mr. M. Nizar handed over the first installment to Madushika on behalf of Mr. Sadakathulla at a simple ceremony held at the BMICH, Colombo 07 on 12 October 2013.

DilshaKavindini

Dilsha Kavindi studying in grade six at Royal College, Horana qualified to be a beneficiary of Sisu Diriya Scholarship of CUP. Mrs.Anjela Kuruppu handed over the first installment to Kavindi at a simple ceremony held at the BMICH, Colombo 07 on 12 October 2013.

UshanGimhana

Ushan Gimhana studying in grade seven at School for the Blind at Ratmalana qualified to be a beneficiary of Sisu Diriya Scholarship of CUP. Mr.Prasad Galhena, the Chairman of Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority handed over the first installment to Gimhana at a simple ceremony held at the BMICH, Colombo 07 on 12 October 2013.

KasuniBagya

Kasunu Bagya studying in grade seven at School for the Blind at Ratmalana qualified to be a beneficiary of Sisu Diriya Scholarship of CUP. Mr.Prasad Galhena, the Chairman of Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority handed over the first installment to Bagya at a simple ceremony held at the BMICH, Colombo 07 on 12 October 2013.

SunethTharupathi

Suneth Tharupathi Bulathsinhala studying in grade six at Royal College, Horana qualified to be a beneficiary of Sisu Diriya Scholarship of CUP. Mr. Sathyajith Wijayapura, Executive Director, Ceylinco Insurance Company (Pvt) Limited sponsors Tharupathi. The President, CUP, Mr.Lal Saranapala handed over the first installment to Tharupathi on behalf of Mr. Wijayapura at a simple ceremony held at the BMICH, Colombo 07 on 12 October 2013.

LoshaniLimasha

Loshani Limasha studying in grade six at Royal College, Horana qualified to be a beneficiary of Sisu Diriya Scholarship of CUP. Mrs. Swaruparani Weerasooria sponsors Limasha. The President, CUP, Mr.Lal Saranapala handed over the first installment to Limasha on behalf of Mrs. Weerasooria at a simple ceremony held at the BMICH, Colombo 07 on 12 October 2013.

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Chamodani Perera studying in grade six at Royal College, Horana qualified to be a beneficiary of Sisu Diriya Scholarship of CUP. Mrs. Nadeesha Wijesinghe, Assistant Manager, People’s Bank sponsors Chamodani. The President, CUP, Mr.Lal Saranapala handed over the first installment to Chamodani on behalf of Mrs. Wijesinghe at a simple ceremony held at the BMICH, Colombo 07 on 12 October 2013.

PasinduKanchana

Pasindu Kanchana studying in grade six at Royal College, Horana qualified to be a beneficiary of Sisu Diriya Scholarship of CUP. Mr. Lolitha Abeysinghe, Commissioner of Securities Exchange Commission sponsors Pasindu. The President, CUP, Mr. Lal Saranapala handed over the first installment to Pasindu on behalf of Mr. Abeysinghe at a simple ceremony held at the BMICH, Colombo 07 on 12 October 2013.

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CUP was founded in May 2004 with the primary objective of building up the future of the younger generation of the country.

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